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Job Opportunity  – Country Supplier Relations Manager at Wasoko

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Job Opportunity  – Country Supplier Relations Manager at Wasoko

Job Opportunity  – Country Supplier Relations Manager at Wasoko

Job Overview

Country Supplier Relations Manager

Dar Es Salaam,

About Us:

Wasoko is transforming communities across Africa by revolutionizing access to essential goods and services. By connecting small merchants to the digital economy, we fix inefficient supply chains and provide services previously unavailable to informal businesses. Wasoko aims to provide everything a retailer needs; no distributors or banks are necessary.

Thousands of retailers across Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal, Zambia, and Rwanda use Wasoko’s mobile ordering and delivery platform to receive the goods they need as quickly and cheaply as possible while also accessing growth financing for the first time. We’re looking to grow our team with highly talented and motivated employees who are excited to work in a fast-paced and dynamic startup environment.

Role: Country Supplier Relations Manager, reporting to East Africa Partnerships Manager

Location: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

You will support the operations at a country level to ensure Wasokos is always receiving the best margins, and supplier terms and proactively onboarding new products across all country branches.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Act as the first point of contact for newly onboarded and existing suppliers

Negotiate terms and conditions of supplier partnerships

Schedule regular reports and meetings

Actively monitor organizational sales growth to ensure KPIs are being met and revised regularly

Managing Supplier Relations team at a country level

Monitor and manage all distribution agreement contracts

Proactively identify opportunities that will align supplier needs with the organizational goals

Advise, train and mentor junior supplier team members

Requirements:

The successful candidate will possess:

Preferred 4-5 years of experience in a similar role in FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business Management

Ability to work efficiently and independently in a fast-paced sales environment

Strong selling, negotiating, and consulting skills

Effective interpersonal and analytical abilities

Strong oral, written communication & presentation skills

Willingness to travel for work within the country

Must love working with people and cross-cultural team

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